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South Shore

Plans for new resort school go on display

Plans for the Armfield Academy, set to open in Blackpool next year, have gone on show.

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Fire in South Shore, Blackpool

Home owner woken by carpet fire

A house owner woke in the middle of the night to put out an open fire which had set his carpet alight.
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CCTV from inside the nursery showing the raider

Staff and children upset by Blackpool nursery break-in

Parents and children were left distraught when a masked raider smashed his way into a Blackpool Nursery – to grab just £15
Queues of traffic on Squires Gate Lane caused by carriageway restrictions last year

Disruption on roads to enable infrastructure projects to go ahead

Motorists in South Shore are bracing themselves for weeks of fresh disruption.

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A parade to celebrate the first day of the Bangla New Year  in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Resort to celebrate Bengali New Year

Blackpool residents are being invited to join celebrations this weekend to mark the Bangladesh New Year.

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Barry Mains-Battle and Debbie Mains-Battle have had several issues with McDonalds on Amy Johnson Way

You have your say on unruly South Shore McDonald’s yobs

What would you do if someone threw a drink over you in a restuarant?

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Take Me Out: Em

Emily stars on hit show Take Me Out

A model from Blackpool will be bidding for men to Take Me Out as she appears in a new series of the hit Saturday night show.

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Police have issued a warning over doorstep callers

Police issue warning over rogue doorstep callers

Police in Blackpool have issued a warning over door-to-door salesmen using pressure tactics to flog poor quality knives
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Blackpool: From the courts 10-04-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
Coun Derek Robertson in Osborne Road

Permit scheme to ease parking woes

Restrictions are set to be introduced in parts of South Shore in a bid to ease parking congestion.

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Duggie Chapman

Tribute to showbusiness legend Duggie

Tributes have been paid to former entertainer and theatre producer Duggie Chapman following his death at the age of 81.

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Kimberley Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

Prom flats plan back before council again

A bid to demolish hotels and replace them with apartments is back on the table for the fourth time.

Aldi Blackpool Squire's Gate opening.

Picture   Poster competition winner Jacob Carroll from Roseacre Primary Academy and store manager Rob Alexander and his school friends open the store

Store Wars as rivals line up!

A retail giant produced its secret weapon – free donuts – when a rival supermarket operator opened on its doorstep yesterday.

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South Shore Academy building work

Project Update: Investment means top class facilities for academy students

A £13m new school is being built for students who attend South Shore Academy on St Annes Road in South Shore, Blackpool, part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET),

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Map showing the new drainage scheme being installed in the south of Blackpool by United Utilities

£35m project will keep our bathing waters clean

It’s not easy to drive very far in Blackpool at the moment without coming across another big hole being dug in the road.

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David Guias

Pervert said images were for ‘research’

A man who downloaded more than 1,200 images of children as young as three being raped and abused has been jailed for nine months.

The woman's body was found on the beach close to the mirror ball, police said

Inquest opens into OAP found on beach

The inquest into the death of a Lytham woman whose body was found washed up on the beach at South Shore opened yesterday morning.

Steve Wong.

Chance to quiz engineers over sewer upgrade

Residents are being urged to find out more about extensive sewer work going on in Blackpool which will help prevent flooding.

Squires Gate Lane                                                                        Image: Google

Delay warning as water works begin

Driver are being warned to expect delays on one of the major routes into Blackpool as United Utilities continues a major project to replace water mains.
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Residents on Brighton Avenue are angry over the rent increase on their garages

Fury as garage rents rise by 100 per cent

The rent on a number of Blackpool garages has soared by 100 per cent, to the dismay of people who struggle to find parking spaces on the streets.

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